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Premier League international pay-per-view strategy set to pay dividends, survey suggests

Following the recent decision to broadcast non-TV Premier League games via pay-per-view, it appears the move is set to pay dividends as the fame of the English Premier League (EPL) is strong globally. The EPL has successfully expanded its fan base beyond the UK according to Altman Solon’s 2020 Global Sports and News Survey, which […]  More

BT Sport to air new reality series that seeks to find Europe’s next female football stars

BT Sport will premiere the first episode of Ultimate Goal, a TV series showing female footballers train like the pros to catch the eyes of agents and scouts, on Tuesday 3 November. Ultimate Goal will see 31 women from across Europe live and train like professional footballers in a six part series. The hopefuls take […]  More

Enel Foundation to become founding scientific partner for Extreme E

Enel Foundation, which is focused on the role of clean energy to ensure a sustainable future, is to become the founding scientific partner of Extreme E, the latest international off-roading series. As a member and coordinator of the scientific committee, Enel Foundation will advise Extreme E on legacy programmes and co-lead the research activities carried […]  More

DAZN teams-up with TikTok and Kicker for new ‘behind the scenes’ football offering in Germany

DAZN is to launch a new ‘behind the scenes’ football service on TikTok for the German market after teaming up with the short-form-content mobile platform and the football website Kicker. The Football Hub will feature exclusive live streams and hashtag challenges and provide personal insights into the lives of footballers, including Bayern Munich’s Alphonso Davies. […]  More

CJP Broadcast provides new streaming service for non-league Hereford FC

Non-league football club Hereford has launched a new streaming service, provided by CJP Broadcast, that will allow supporters to watch live coverage of games played at its Edgar Street ground. As well as extending the visibility of ‘Bulls’ matches, which are currently being played behind closed doors, the club also hopes that the new service […]  More

SVG Europe sit down: Vislink chief exec Mickey Miller on riding a wave of wireless video innovation

Tackling the role of chief executive during a pandemic is never part of the plan but that’s just what Vislink CEO Mickey Miller did, arriving in January and immediately being thrust into entirely new challenges for one of the industry’s leading providers of digital microwave and wireless video systems. But he and the team have […]  More

University of Portsmouth invests in Centre of Creative and Immersive XR

The University of Portsmouth will launch its brand new Centre for Creative and Immersive eXtended Reality (CCIXR) in 2021, having secured £3.6 million in funding from the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (SLEP). The CCIXR will be the UK’s first fully integrated facility to support innovation in virtual, augmented and extended realities. To deliver this project […]  More

Perfect Game: Media archiving specialist EcoDigital sold to Telestream

Telestream has bought EcoDigital, the privately-owned corporation formerly known as Front Porch Digital. Based in Alpharetta in Georgia, EcoDigital is responsible for the Content Management Software (CMS) system Diva which manages the archiving and retrieval of video and audio assets, automating the process and providing transcoding from to and from the archive repository. Customers include […]  More

Artificial intelligence and machine learning: Inside Deltatre’s Innovation Hub

Deltatre has a global presence, high profile client base and impressive product and services suite. However, it acknowledges that the business, and indeed the wider industry, must continue to innovate by uncovering technologies that will be central to a ‘fan first’ experience in the years to come. With that in mind, Deltatre launched its very […]  More